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Senior DevOps Engineer
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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 19th March
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £50530 - £60130
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 014422_1553006736
Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group

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Your role as a DevOps Engineer is important in the future of our product development. You'll be able to shape the way we design, build, test and deploy using cutting edge technology.

On a day to day basis, this will mean being part of an engineering team who will:

* Launch new financial products
* Launch new digital marketing initiatives - promotions
* Extend the functionality of our existing web and mobile applications to attract and retain customers
* Integrate 3rd party APIs to our products and services
* Secure, update and maintain multiple content repositories
* Build web applications using; Bootstrap, React, Redux JavaScript, Node

As a DevOps Engineer you will be expected to demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills, whilst working in a collaborative and agile environment.

What you'll do:

* Responsible for assuring availability and stability of parallel threads of developments across deployment systems to support the deployment of changes during a cycle
* Develop automation and management of software configuration and change management systems
* Develop tools to improve efficiency of operational tasks during or after the completion of a sprint

* Manage system provisioning and product release procedures using industry standard tools
* Ensure strict code versioning in cooperation with suppliers across multiple applications
* Interact with network and system operations specialists to resolve problems with networked applications and database systems
* Collaborate with internal resources to ensure effective product releases
* Identify technical obstacles early and work closely within the team to find creative solutions
* Evaluate infrastructure requirements and design/deploy solutions for problems such as high availability, search clusters, elastic load distribution, etc.
* Share best practice and improve processes within and across sprint teams
* Support the growth of Agile initiatives within the bank
* Understand day to day priorities and have an ability to work with suppliers to manage their implementation into systems.

About you - 

Essential Skills:

* Version control systems including branching and tagging strategies using Git
* Automated build/test/release processes, source code management (Git) and change-management (JIRA)
* Orchestration & maintenance of cloud hosting solutions such as AWS, Azure, GCP
* CI/CD using Jenkins
* Containerisation using Docker/Kubernetes
* Configuration management using Ansible
* Worked with monitoring and alerting tools and configuration management tools
* Strong knowledge of the entire software development life-cycle from design, build to production
* Previous experience with large-scale development projects

Desirable Skills

* Have worked within an Agile scrum team
* Excellent presentation skills and ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner
* Open source experience is a plus
* Prior experience in programming in object oriented languages, such as Java/JavaScript, will be an added advantage
* Excellent team working and communication skills

Join us:

If this is you, we'd love to hear from you. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference.

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits (see below), personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.

Benefits (in addition to base salary): 

* Car or car allowance of up to £4,080 per year
* Discretionary bonus between 15-30% of base pay
* Cash sum of 4% base salary which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
* Private Medical Insurance
* Pension, where we will contribute up to a max of 13%
* Share plans
* 30 days holiday